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On which side of the body does the Common Carotid and Subclavian Artery come directly from the Aortic Arch?

Left side of body

1

How many branches does the internal carotid artery have?

Zero! No branches

2

Name the six branches of the External Carotid Artery?

Superior Thyroid (Anterior), Ascending Pharyngeal (Medial), Lingual (Anterior), Facial (Anterior), Occipital (Posterior), and Posterior Auricular (Posterior)

3

How many of the branches of the external carotid artery run anteriorly?

Three

4

What branches of the External Carotid Artery run Posteriorly?

Occipital Artery and Posterior Auricular

5

Which branches of the external carotid artery run medially?

Ascending Pharyngeal

6

Which branches of the External Carotid artery run Anteriorly?

Superior Thyroid, Lingual and Facial

7

What two arteries does the External Carotid artery divide into when terminating?

Maxillary and Superficial Temporal

8

Which arteries are found in the Posterior Triangle of the neck?

Subclavian Artery,Transverse Cervical Artery, Suprascapular Artery (Occipital Artery)

9

Which arteries are found in the Anterior Triangle of the neck?

Common Carotid (Internal and External - All branches)

10

The Superficial Temporal vein drains blood from what part of the head?

The scalp and temporal region

11

What two veins form the the Retromandibular vein?

SuperficialTemporal and Maxillary veins

12

What vein drains blood from the Posterior scalp?

Posterior Auricular vein

13

What vein joins with the retromandibular vein to form the external jugular vein?

Posterior Auricular vein

14

Retromandibular vein drains blood from what portions of the head?

Parotid gland and masseter muscle

15

Superficial Temporal and Maxillary veins form what vein?

The Retromandibular vein

16

The retromandibular vein forms with what other vein to form the external jugular vein?

The posterior auricular vein

17

What two veins from the external jugular vein?

Posterior Auricular and Retromandibular vein

18

Facial vein drains blood from where?

Face

19

The facial vein receives blood from what vein?

Retromandibular vein

20

The facial nerve empties into what other vein?

Internal Jugular vein

21

Internal Jugular vein empties into

Junction of branchiocephalic and subclavian vein

22

What parts of the head drain into the internal jugular vein?

Cranial cavity and infratemporal region

23

The Internal Jugular vein is contained within what portion of the carotid triangle of the neck?

Carotid Sheath

24

What portion of the head drains into the External Jugular vein?

Superficial Head and Face

25

Where does the External Jugular vein empty?

Into the Subclavian vein

26

Where is the External Jugular vein contained?

Superficial Cervical fascia

27

What portions drain into the Anterior Jugular vein?

Neck and portions of head

28

What two major veins are contained within the Superficial Cervical fascia?

External Jugular vein and Anterior Jugular vein

29

The Anterior Jugular vein can empty into which other two veins?

Subclavian vein and External Jugular vein